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  • Language, Sexuality, and Powerby Erez Levon; Ronald Beline Mendes

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 38.99 US$ 33.53

    Language, Sexuality, and Power examines the diversity of sexuality as a social and linguistic phenomenon. Bringing together work on a variety of national and linguistics contexts, the volume provides a unique and wide-ranging perspective on how language mediates individual desires and larger social structures in a range of global locales. more...

  • Queer Theoriesby Donald E. Hall; Julian Wolfreys

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2002; US$ 38.00

    Queer Theories explores and aggressively expands the provocative new field of sexual identity studies. It covers the history of the terms 'gay' and 'lesbian' as identity categories, the reclamation of the word 'queer' as a term of radical self-identification, and the recent challenges to sexual identity studies posed by transgender and bisexual... more...

  • On the Down Lowby J.L. King; E. Lynn Harris; Karen Hunter

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2007; US$ 14.00

    A bold exposé of the controversial secret that has potentially dire consequences in many African American communities Delivering the first frank and thorough investigation of life ?on the down low? (the DL), J. L. King exposes a closeted culture of sex between black men who lead ?straight? lives. King explores his own past as a DL man, and the path... more...

  • Gender and Sexualityby Chris Beasley

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 49.00

    Chris Beasley's clear and concise introduction combines a wide-ranging survey of the major theorists and key concepts in an ever-growing and often passionately debated field. The book contextualizes a wide range of feminist perspectives and draws out the interconnections between the subfields of study. The result is an extremely accessible introduction... more...

  • The Culture of Desireby Frank Browning

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 17.00

    Is there such a thing as an American gay culture--a set of styles, values, and behaviors that arises not from ethnicity or religion but from sexual orientation? How is that culture transmitted? And how is it likely to survive the depradations of homophobia and AIDS? These questions are explored by Browning, a reporter for NPR. From the Trade Paperback... more...

  • Cruising Utopiaby José Esteban Muñoz

    NYU Press 2009; US$ 25.00

    The LGBT agenda for too long has been dominated by pragmatic issues like same-sex marriage and gays in the military. It has been stifled by this myopic focus on the present, which is short-sighted and assimilationist. Cruising Utopia seeks to break the present stagnancy by cruising ahead. Drawing on the work of Ernst Bloch, José Esteban Muñoz recalls... more...

  • Imagining Gay Paradiseby Gary L. Atkins

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2012; US$ 50.00

    Mages of Manhood focuses on three gay paradises in Southeast Asia and the men who created them. It examines a manhood of savoring that challenges the male contests often inspired by nationalism and imperialism. It is also studies the obstacles gay men have faced in securing a voice as citizens. more...

  • Education, Research, and Practice in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered Psychologyby Beverly A. Greene; Gladys L. Croom

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 74.00 US$ 62.90

    This volume will serve as a basic resource with information on salient lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered psychology issues and will furnish the reader with a range of references and other resources to explore each topic in greater depth. more...

  • The Meaning of Gayby Todd J. Ormsbee

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 41.99

    The Meaning of Gay traces the conflicts among San Francisco's gay men and with the dominant society, describing the broad range of meanings they came to ascribe onto 'gayness' between 1962 and 1972. Combining historical method, symbolic interaction, and the concerns of John Dewey's pragmatism, the book explains why gay men created the meanings they... more...

  • Queer Singaporeby Audrey Yue; Jun Zubillaga-Pow

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2012; US$ 50.00

    Singapore remains one of the few countries in Asia that has yet to decriminalize homosexuality. Yet it has also been hailed by many as one of the emerging gay capitals of Asia. This book accounts for the rise of mediated queer cultures in Singapore’s current milieu of illiberal citizenship. This collection analyses how contemporary queer Singapore... more...